Leptospira Serology


Test Information

Test Name

Leptospira Serology

Department

Immunology

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLW

Turn Around Time

5 Days

Clinical Update

View Clinical Update

Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

LEPT

Notes

All infectious serology requests will require accompanying clinical details in order for testing to proceed. Exceptions:

  • Hepatitis Foundation screening protocols
  • Haemodialysis screening protocols
  • Antenatal screens
  • Immigrations medicals
  • Patient paid requests
  • Prisoners (Hepatitis B, C and HIV only)
  • Sexual Health Clinics/Screens (Syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B & C only)

Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

tim.taylor@pathlab.co.nz

Send Away Notes

Confirmation study to Waikato Hospital Laboratory, test code = LEPO